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South Lafourche Woman’s Death under Investigation

South Lafourche Woman’s Death under Investigation

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre announced an investigation is continuing into the death of 56-year-old Toni Pitre of Cut Off.

Shortly after 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15, deputies responded to Pitre’s East 25th Street residence after she was found unresponsive. She was discovered to have a single bullet wound to the chest and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A revolver was found in close proximity to the body.

Detectives say there are no obvious signs of a struggle or forced entry, but they are still investigating the case. Anyone with any information that may help investigators is asked to call the Investigations Division at (985) 532-4326.